Kelly/Ohio Intersection Closed for Construction
- The intersection will be closed to thru traffic starting mid-morning on Monday, Apirl 29th, 2013. Contingent on weather, the project is scheduled to take approximately 3 1/2 months to complete. Improvements will occur in two different phases. During the first 3-4 weeks of the closure, Alan's Excavating will be replacing bad sewer lines, manholes, and several service line connections. The city's water department will also be adding some valves to City water lines at this time. once the sewer line replacement is complete, the contractor for the paving project (APAC) will move in and start working on the road realignment and permanent pavement repairs.
Tap Water Appearance and Water Pressure Changes
- The City's water department is receiving numerous calls from citizens about the changes in the appearance of their tap water as well as drops or spikes in the water pressure coming out of their taps. This notice is to inform all of our customers that this slight change in appearance and pressure should be expected for the next 120 days, but the water is completely safe to consume. The City is currently working on a project to repair the roof of the one million gallon water storage tank located at the Water Treatment Plant at 600 Grove. This repair requires that the storage tank be taken out of operation. As a result, the City...
2013 Adopt-a-Pot Program
- Attention all Gardeners! Announcing the Second Annual "Adopt-a-Pot" Contest, which is jointly sponsored by the City of Augusta and Downtown Augusta, Inc. Individuals, organizations, and businesses are invited to showcase your "green thumbs" by designing, planting, and tending one of Augusta's downtown planters for all to enjoy. There are a limited number available (53), so plan your "pot" and submit your applications.
City Sewer Line Cleaning in Sewer Basin A
- The City of Augusta has contracted with Mayer Specialties Services, LLC to clean the City's sewer lines and provide camera inspection services. Mayer will be cleaning any roots, debris, and blockages out of the lines to ensure that the lines are flowing properly. Once all of the roots, debris, and blockages have been removed, the camera equipment will be inserted to inspect the integrity of the City's sewer lines. The video recordings will be used to identify areas in need of repair or replacement; this information will then be prioritized in a report for City staff’s use for future maintenance and capital project planning.